Wednesday is National Walk to School Day, but after four Montgomery County high school students were struck while waiting for a bus in Aspen Hill Tuesday, local leaders are pushing for more roadway safety.
For the second year in a row, the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes across the U.S. is at a 25-year high, but Maryland and Virginia are bucking the trend.
Safety officials say shorter daylight hours in the fall and winter typically lead to a spike in crashes involving pedestrians.
Visitors to Arlington National Cemetery will soon see tightened security measures at one of the nation’s most visited and sacred landmarks.
Following the death of a bicyclist who was truck by a car in an intersection Oct. 17, police share this message: Pedestrians and cyclists don’t always have the right of way in crosswalks.
There are currently no pedestrian-only streets in Arlington, but a few are proposed, including a new 18th Street corridor in Rosslyn that would replace the neighborhood’s aging skywalk system with a several blocks of a new pedestrian-only street between N. Oak Street and N. Lynn Street, with the Rosslyn Metro station in between.
Data provided to WTOP by 10 local police agencies show that more than one pedestrian per week was killed in 2015 after being struck by a vehicle.
The District of Columbia Department of Transportation is proposing 20 fines that will either be brand new or increases on current fines.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The faces staring back at from the rear of buses: People with tire tracks across their faces with phrases underneath like “You can’t fix pedestrians at a body shop.” Those ads…
WASHINGTON — It’s February, and already 2015 is off to a deadly start for area pedestrians. At least seven people have died after being struck by vehicles on some of D.C.’s busiest highways since the…
For the second time in a week, action came to a screeching halt on a bill to change laws regarding compensation for pedestrians or cyclists hit by cars in the District of Columbia.
Concerns from drivers that cyclists and pedestrians get
too much attention and funding are often focused inside the Beltway, but now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have concerns
that the \”war on cars\” is nudging its way into the suburbs.
Be honest: Do you always stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk? Starting this week, if you don\’t in Montgomery County, it could cost you.
Sharing the road with bicyclists and drivers continues to bring headaches in D.C.
Parking in D.C. is almost impossible on some days, so local businesses along a stretch of Connecticut Avenue near the Cleveland Park Metro station are upset about a proposal that would eliminate about 30 parking spots that customers use every day.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.